The Daffodil Institute of IT (DIIT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Camarines Sur Polytechnic Col-leges (CSPC) in the Bicol region of the Philippines for the mutual benefit and promotion of international understanding and goodwill.
The agreement was signed for five years, between Prof Dr Mohammad Shakhawat Hossain, principal of DIIT and Dr Char-lito P Cadag, president of CSPC on behalf of their respective institutions at Dhanmondi in Dhaka on April 10, said a press release.
Under the MoU, the two institutions aim to achieve a culture of excellence and will begin a new journey with the institu-tionalisation of cooperation in different areas including exchanging students, faculty, researchers, joint research activities, joint organisers of international research conferences, exchanging information and publications, other exchanges of aca-demic and cultural nature, between the institutions.
This collaboration will provide new opportunities for students, researchers, and faculty members from both institutions to enhance their academic and research experiences.
DIIT principal said that this MoU will advance progress towards achieving the SDGs which is an urgent call for action by all developed and developing countries. “DIIT is a renowned institution with a strong reputation for academic excellence. Our partnership with CSPC is a testament to our commitment to enhancing the quality of our academic programmes and re-search activities. We believe that this partnership will provide our students and faculty members with new opportunities for growth and development, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in our respective fields.”
The digitalisation and blended learning technique will enable both institutions to transact knowledge in real-time as well as provide hands-on experience with various advanced technologies available in both institutions to expand the knowledge horizon of their students, he added.
The MoU will also encourage and facilitate inter-university student and faculty visits to enable learning through academic interactions and programmes on both offline and online modes.
The collaborative partnership is expected to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and best practices, promoting academic excellence and internationalization to keep pace with the modern age and time and the rapidly changing envi-ronments. Furthermore, it will foster an environment of mutual understanding and respect, as well as promote cultural ex-change and diversity.